HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE,
State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
Highway Safety Program Representatives
conduct on-site consultations and act as representatives of the Department of
Motor Vehicles with State and local government officials, community groups, and
safety businesses. They provide guidance in developing and explaining highway
safety programs and projects as well as ensuring compliance with highway safety
grant-in-aid requirements. Incumbents research and design delivery and
monitoring processes for alternatives that improve or expand customer service,
efficiency and effectiveness; assess the operations of comparable driver safety
programs and businesses in other states; and prepare recommendations to
implement and safeguard new program initiatives.
HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE: full performance level; non-supervisory;
exercises a high degree of autonomy and discretion in carrying out duties
within an assigned county; interacts daily with the Department of Motor
Vehicles and Local Traffic Safety Boards and government agencies throughout the
State on matters relating to the development and implementation of local
highway safety programs and projects.
Highway Safety Program Analysts are
central office positions responsible for the planning, administration,
monitoring and evaluation of specialty highway safety education and rehabilitation
programs of a Statewide nature.
the general direction of a Motor Vehicle Program Manager 1 or a Highway Safety
Program Analyst 2, confers with local government officials concerning the
development of local programs funded under the States Strategic Plan for
seminars to regulated businesses to explain new program requirements and
answers technical questions regarding the programs.
focus groups to determine business need and drafts RFPs for curriculum
on system development teams to ensure that all business rules are properly
incorporated into the automated delivery and monitoring processes; serves
as technical liaison with the Office of Information Technology Services to
ensure database accuracy; and maintains system documentation.
as liaison with regulated businesses, such as NYS school bus carriers,
driving schools, alcohol education and rehabilitation services, and their
associations and organizations, to develop and explain highway safety programs
and assesses the operations of comparable programs in other states to
ascertain the availability of improved technology to enhance motorist
identification and prevent program fraud and malfeasance; and makes
recommendations to management.
with interested parties to promote the formation of Local Traffic Safety
Boards as a prerequisite for federal funding.
before citizen groups to provide information on the States Strategic
Highway Safety Program and responds to questions concerning grant-in-aid
funding for highway safety projects.
meetings of Local Traffic Safety Boards to explain the operation of
with Chairpersons or Executive Secretaries of Local Traffic Safety Boards
regarding the status of local programs, project applications or the
development of local comprehensive plans within an assigned region.
Local Traffic Safety Boards and local agencies (i.e. police, highway,
schools) on how to address specific highway safety problems through
grant-in-aid funding; assists in applying available data systems to
identify specific problems such as pinpointing probable crash causes;
discusses the specific nature, scope, objectives, and requirements of
on-site visits with designated agency heads and project directors to
resolve questions relative to applications filed with the Governors
Traffic Safety Committee.
on-site monitoring of projects funded under the Federal Highway Safety
recommendations to the local project directors concerning technical
aspects of a grant that require clarification; applies validated criteria,
standards, policies and evaluation results to resolve problems.
the Local Traffic Safety Board Chairperson as to the status of
applications under review and the probability of approval; assists in
project coordination and presentation techniques.
with project directors prior to project implementation to explain
administrative record keeping and reporting procedures and requirements.
any deficiencies, suggested changes or problems with upper level local
management to develop approaches for implementing changes in policies,
programs, funding strategies, staffing and operations of local projects.
upon findings, may make recommendations to withdraw Federal funding and to
terminate the projects.
One year of permanent
competitive service as a Highway Safety Program Analyst 1.
Competitive: Seven years
of full-time, paid experience in the planning, research, development, operation
and/or analysis of highway safety programs.
Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and
responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not
include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The
minimum qualifications are those which were required for appointment at the
time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of
Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements
for appointment or examination.